Monthly Archives: April 2019

Day 138 (of 187) toolkits

Day 138 (of 187) toolkits Sigh. Yes – a sigh…because sometimes people see things like adaptions as chests instead of tools. But adaptions are tools to help people do their jobs….their work….helps them do better. Whether it is more time … Continue reading

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Day 137 (of 187) triggers – can’t always know what they will be (the joys of trauma)

Day 137 (of 187) triggers – can’t always know what they will be (the joys of trauma) As Notre Dame burned https://globalnews.ca/news/5168799/fire-tears-through-notre-dame-cathedral-in-paris/ I couldn’t help but wonder….was this terrorism? Sine the Twin Towers fell….anytime something happens to something symbolic, I … Continue reading

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T3D #18 Three Annoying Questions

T3D #18 Three Annoying Questions     Three annoying questions that can be used to frustrate teachers. Wondering if shakespeare really wrote all his writing (Thanks to Stuff They Don’t Want You To Know) if da Vinci didn’t finish everything, … Continue reading

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Day 136 (of 187) my prethink on humour in the classroom for Sunday April 14ths #bcedchat on this topic!

Day 136 (of 187) my prethink on humour in the classroom for Sunday April 14ths #bcedchat on this topic!     I’ve always found a need for humour in education. So much of education, teaching and learning can be so … Continue reading

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Day 135 (of 187) Creativity #IILG imaginative leader…

Day 135 (of 187) Creativity #IILG imaginative leader… The April question from CIRCE and #ILLG on creativity is: What do you need to be a more imaginative leader. And while we could look at some “out of the box thinking” … Continue reading

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Day 134 (of 187) Structuring unstructured “intramurals” and dance parties. @bedleybros may like this

Day 134 (of 187) Structured unstructured intramurals and dance parties Been trying a couple things out to support some learners – one traditional, one “a tad different”; one for “in days” one when most of the school is outside. Both … Continue reading

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Day 133 mazes – an intro to design thinking

Day 133 mazes – an intro to design thinking I took over a class today so the teacher could get things ready for the first cross country run this afternoon. I like it when I can do this because I … Continue reading

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Day 132 (of 187) some more thoughts on the emergence of esports as a viable co-curricular activity

Day 132 (of 187) some more thoughts on the emergence of esports as a viable co-curricular activity eSports popped up a couple times today. Starting with a tweet from social media guru (and great speaker on youth & media) Jesse … Continue reading

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T3D #17 Three More Lies You Probably Learned in School…

T3D #17 Three More Lies You Probably Learned in School…  

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Day 131 (of 187) inclusion – not always easy…and there are costs

Day 131 (of 187) inclusion – not always easy…and there are costs     Inclusion ain’t easy.  There are many reasons why inclusion can be difficulty – the costs are complex – because it is not just about money.  There … Continue reading

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